"I have always thought of a mathematician as in the first instance an observer, a man who gazes at a distant range of mountains and notes down his observations."
- G H Hardy

So now I think I'll try to find "capitalist" primes: that I define as follow.

A capitalist prime is a prime number p > 5 such that at least 50% of the values 2!, 3!, ..., (p-1)! belong to at most 1% of the classes modulo p.

They have vanished. Danger averted, I suppose.

I can specifically hear one of them shouting louder than others. And it seems to be flying faster too.

Time to close all windows and prepare for emergency lock down.

These birds are shouting and flying around at 1AM. They're all supposed to be asleep. I don't know what to make of it.

PeerTube really needs an option to filter out videos in languages I don't understand. The signal to noise ratio is just too low right now.

Talking about PeerTube, any channels I should check out? Recommendations welcome!

maybe I should make a RFC out of this, cock-a-doodle-doo-based two-factor authentication

So I have recently come back to Mastadon (mainly Sunbeam.city) and I'm looking for more people to follow.
Specifically looking for people interested in:

#laboratory / #laboratory_science

And like pretty much anything else similar to the above. So if you toot a lot of things related to the above I would greatly appreciate if you retoot, favourite or reply to this.

RT @MIT_CSAIL@twitter.com
Left: MIT computer scientist Katie Bouman w/stacks of hard drives of black hole image data.

Right: MIT computer scientist Margaret Hamilton w/the code she wrote that helped put a man on the moon.

(image credit @floragraham@twitter.com)

#EHTblackhole #BlackHoleDay #BlackHole

RT @MIT_CSAIL@twitter.com

3 years ago MIT grad student Katie Bouman led the creation of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole.

Today, that image was released.

More info: bit.ly/BHoleGuardian

2016 story: bit.ly/BlackHoleCSAIL

#EHTblackhole #EventHorizonTelescope

🐦🔗: twitter.com/MIT_CSAIL/status/1

Take time to understand how important it is to not to have bugs in programs like `shred`, and we have been using them so casually.

I was about to submit my solutions to Google Code Jam this years, but I realise they don't allow arbitrary languages anymore. Instead, you have to use C++, Python and a few more.

That's absolutely ridiculous, and I have no interest in joining anymore. I think this is an indicator of just how boring and mainstream Google has become.

Don't dare to use a language which is not following the norm. But conform to the lowest common denominator. That's what Google itself has become, boring

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